Manchester City closed the gap to just three points on Sunday after they beat Wolves 2-0 as goals in each half at Molineux from Sergio Aguero and Samir Nasri sealed a routine victory, and condemed Wolves to relegation in the process.
Earlier in the day, Man United lost a two-goal lead in the final seven minutes as Everton salvaged a point when Nikica Jelavic and Steven Pienaar scored late to claim a share of the points.
Liverpool's league season continues to disappoint as former Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson took West Brom to Anfield and the Baggies snatched their first win at Anfield since 1967 with Peter Odemwingie scoring the only goal of the game.
|Barclays Premier League Results|
|Rooney 41 , 69 |
|Jelavic 33 , 83 |
|Aguero 27 |